Ann Arbor resident wakes up to man in bedroom, stolen items

Anyone with information should contact Ann Arbor Police Department tip line

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Police are looking for a man who invaded a house on the 1000 block of Michigan Avenue this weekend.

Around 8 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16, a resident of the home woke up to find the intruder in their bedroom.

The man, believed to have entered the house through an unlocked door, claimed there was a drunk girl outside of the residence and left, officials said.

After finding no one outside, the resident discovered that a wallet, laptop and credit cards were missing and notified police.

Anyone with information should contact the Ann Arbor Police Department tip line at 734-794-6939 or through

In a release, the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security encouraged area residents to be proactive about home safety.

Community members are advised to:

  • keep their doors locked and windows closed
  • store valuables out of plain sight
  • not prop or hold open exterior doors
  • close their blinds at night
  • keep security bars in place and report
  • know who is at their front door before opening it
  • put a temporary hold on mail and deliveries while on vacation
  • report suspicious incidents and behavior

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